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Longridge and North Preston Rotary Club’s charity cycling sportive to raise funds for Prostate Cancer Research

Longridge Rotary Cycling Sportive in aid of Prostate Cancer Longridge and North Preston Rotary have organised a charity cycling sportive which will go ahead on Sunday 25 July. All proceeds will go to Prostate Cancer Research. Participants will start […]

5 months ago
Roads in Preston and South Ribble which will see repairs and resurfacing in next 12 months

The new machine in action filling a pothole Lancashire County Council’s cabinet has agreed a major programme of investment in transport infrastructure. The money will go towards improving roads, streetlights, bridges, flood prevention measures, cycling and walking improvements […]

7 months ago
All of the Covid cycle lanes for Preston and South Ribble have now been scrapped

The temporary cycle lane in Winckley Square Temporary cycle lanes were introduced around areas of Preston to encourage social distancing. However, they have now all been removed from Preston due to less usage during the colder weather. […]

9 months ago
Major changes planned to Ringway and Friargate in Preston city centre

More details about a scheme to improve pedestrian and cycle access and public transport journey times in and out of Preston city centre have been revealed. In March, Lancashire County […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Three temporary road closures for social distancing in Preston to be scrapped

Fishwick Parade was one of the roads to see a section shut for a temporary road closure Pic: Google Lancashire County Council is removing three temporary road closures following a review of their use. Sixteen pop–up cycle lanes and road closures were introduced this summer across Lancashire as an […]

12 months ago
In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, August 29 to September 4

Hugh Carthy riding in the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard A lot has happened in Preston over the last seven days. Fulwood and Walton-le-Dale saw the closure and opening of coronavirus testing centres, and The Living City project launched its […]

1 year ago
Fulwood cyclist Hugh Carthy rides the Tour de France

Hugh Carthy at the 2018 Tour of Britain Pic: Geof Sheppard This is a guest post. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. 26-year-old Hugh Carthy from Fulwood has become the first Prestonian to ride […]

1 year ago
Leyland family is one of many embracing cycling during lockdown

Emma Rawlinson from Leyland A new campaign aims to build on a surge in cycling during lockdown by encouraging more people to join those who’ve already made a habit of using their bikes for […]

1 year ago
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